Shamrocks on the Sunshine Coast


There’s no better time to tickle your funny bone on St Patrick’s Day than with Fun Over Fifty and our exclusive celebrity guest, Paddy. Touring includes 2 nights in Caloundra, the Eumundi Markets, Noosa River cruise, Maleny Botanic Gardens guided tour, visit to The Ginger Factory and St Patrick’s Day dinner and show celebrations. Remember to pack your sense of humour and something green!

Duration Duration:

3 days

Price From From

$799pp (AUD)

Departs Departure Dates:

16th March 2019

Location Departure Location:
Roma Street, Brisbane

Location Return Location:
Roma Street Brisbane


Twin Share
$300pp non-refundable

Itinerary (Roma Street, Brisbane - Roma Street Brisbane)

Day 1    Saturday, 16 March (D) Caloundra

cruise eco

Departing on our Gold Class’ coach ex Brisbane we head north along the Bruce Highway to the township of Eumundi. Enjoy the enchanting experience of the famous Eumundi Markets, renowned for its locally made artesian treasures. You will find hand crafted furniture, homewares, artworks, ceramics, cutting edge fashion and jewellery crafted by local designers. Be entertained by musicians and street performers, indulge in a massage or have your palm read. Something for everybody! After the experience of the markets, we head to Noosa to join the Noosa Ferry Company on an exclusive 45-minute cruise. This cruise includes commentary about the local history, wildlife, what to do and homes along the river. Once we finish the cruise we board the coach and make our way to our accommodation.

2 Night Stay: Oaks Oasis Resort, Caloundra

Day 2    Sunday, 17 March (B,MT,D) Maleny, Montville

eco entertainment foodwine walking

We board the coach for the short trip to visit the Maleny Botanic Gardens and Bird World. Known as the ‘Jewel’ of Maleny set on over seven hectares, the magnificent gardens are positioned high on the escarpment and form a panorama of waterfalls, lakes, ponds and colourful plantings. Enjoy an interactive bird encounter on a guided tour bringing you up close and personal with colourful birds of the world from Finches to Macaws. Enjoy Devonshire tea overlooking the magnificent gardens. From here we continue to Montville first settled in 1887, now a thriving shopping village with a wonderful array of quality art galleries, stylish cafes, gift  shops and beautiful fashion stores, set in the picturesque surroundings of a shady tree-lined street with incredible views all the way down to the coast. We return to Oaks Oasis in readiness for tonight’s event! Dress theme for tonight is anything Irish….shamrocks, green or even come as a Leprechaun, prize for best dressed on the night. Enjoy St Patrick’s Day dinner and show with Paddy and friends, Fun Over Fifty’s exclusive celebrity guest.

**Lunch is at own expense in Montville.

Day 3    Monday, 18 March (B,L) Yandina, Nambour, Brisbane

eco train

Enjoy a lie-in this morning before departing Caloundra via the sugarcane fields on to Yandina where we stop in at The Ginger Factory. We take a relaxed tour through 9 hectares of lush sub-tropical gardens on the beloved historic train Moreton. Now 116 years old, Moreton was a sugar cane train working at the Moreton Sugar Mill in Nambour, and now spends his days taking people on a tour of the Ginger Factory grounds. After lunch browse the gift shop to purchase your favourite ginger treat before we re-board and make our way back to Brisbane.

Tour Inclusions

  • Luxury ‘Gold Class’ travel ex Brisbane
  • Eumundi Markets
  • Noosa River Cruise
  • Maleny Botanic Gardens and bird world guided tour
  • Devonshire morning tea
  • Montville retail therapy
  • St Patrick’s Day dinner and show celebrations with beverage package
  • The Ginger Factory train tour and lunch
  • 2 nights Caloundra
  • 5 meals

Additional Information

Non-refundable deposit of $300pp required within 14 days of making booking to secure your reservation.

N.B. This package is subject to a fuel levy without notice for coach component.


2 additional days (TOTAL 5 DAY TOUR)

  • Return economy class flights ex Sydney, Melbourne or Adelaide to Brisbane
  • 2 additional nights bed & breakfast (1 night pre & 1 night post tour) at Sofitel Brisbane Central
  • Return Airtrain tickets ex Brisbane Domestic Terminal to Central Station

Plus $850pp Twin Share

Plus $1019 Sole Use

**Subject to availability – some block out dates apply. Prices are subject to change without notice**

Food & Wine


Passengers must be able to:

  • Leisurely walking with time to rest at least every 5 minutes
  • Walking on mostly level ground
  • An occasional flight of stairs or incline
  • Occasional need to stand
  • Getting on and off transportation multiple times
  • Managing your own luggage

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